We all know that the big three don't make their money from selling consoles. Microsoft, for example, takes a hit
for each Xbox 360 that lands in buyers' hands. Software sales comprise most of what these companies earn, which means it's copies of Death Jr.
and Chappelle Show
that gamers buy that say whether or not Sony takes home a little sumtin' sumtin'
in their tip jar at the end of the day.
According to the article, hackers admit they only began to craft exploits and homebrew programs to "remedy the PSP's shortcomings". Quite right; it's no secret that the PSP's roster of game and movie titles occasionally leaves much to be desired. But has Sony's inclusion of improved video and audio support, web browsing capabilities and, most recently, an RSS audio feed reader in its firmware updates convinced anyone to stop programming outside of the box?